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  1. Ever Student's Avatar
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    Question A prompt question!

    Hello every body,

    Could anyone please answer what the meaning of "food drive" is?

    Thank you!

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    Re: A prompt question!

    Quote Originally Posted by taghavi View Post
    Hello every body,

    Could anyone please answer what the meaning of "food drive" is?

    Thank you!
    What is the context?

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    Re: A prompt question!

    Quote Originally Posted by taghavi View Post
    Hello every body,

    Could anyone please answer what the meaning of "food drive" is?

    Thank you!
    ***NOT A TEACHER***Here in the United States, a "food drive" is a collection of food for needy people. For example, every year each family is asked to leave a box of food at the front door. The letter carrier (postman) collects the boxes and gives them to people who need food.

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    Re: A prompt question!

    Hello,
    Thank you so much dear Parser! I learned a lot. What nice work do people in the US!
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    Dear bhaisahab, sory! I don't know what the context is, because one of my friends asked me only "this word".

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